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  1. New member! Performance mod suggestions?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hey everyone, I’m new here. I’m going to pick up a used 2014 Mazda 3 i Sport this week. It has about 49k miles, and is the manual 6 speed model. To my knowledge it is all stock, but I’d like to put some work into it to pull some more hp out of it! It’s already super fun to drive, mostly looking...
  2. LED Bulb Suggestions and Sizes. License PLate, Tail Lights etc

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I'm looking to change out the License plate lights with some LED's (what size?) but want to go with something that wont burn out in a day. I also want to try and increase the tail light brightness with some LED's but dont know how bright or what reliable brand. Im not use to driving a dark...
  3. Outdoor car cover suggestions?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Anyone have advice on outdoor car covers? Car is in Tennessee, more sun than snow. Thanks.
  4. Strut replacement for Mazda3 - suggestions?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    I have a Mazda3 2011 HB 2.5L mileage around 118k. My front struts have signs of oil leak. There's no rattling or noise, but I want to change them before it gets worse. I need suggestions as what are the best options (brand, model, where to buy). I use the car for regular driving, nothing fancy...
  5. DRL Fog Light for 2017 Mazda 3 Suggestions

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    So my car is the Touing model, so i dont have a fog light. Any aftermarket DRL Foglights suggestions? Send links!
  6. tire suggestions ?

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Wheels and Tires
    got a near full bolt on speed 3. i want to go touring with it but I'm iffy on what tires i should put on and if its even worth putting tires on a evo x enkei rim. its a 18" by 8.5
  7. any clutch suggestions

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 News & Discussion
    i have near full bolt ons on my speed3. and my stock clutch still has life but eventually ima have to change it. but i don't want a stiff clutch. i want a good performance clutch that has somewhat of a factory feeling. any suggestions ?
  8. 2.3 auto Transmission replacement suggestions

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    I'm thinking about just replacing the trans sice I only paying $1000 for the car, QUESTIONS is the 5 SD auto better than the 4sd more reliable/what other trans will fit with my 05 2.3 hatch. If anyone has bought a used transmission online please let me know your experience or somewhere that's...
  9. Looking for tire suggestions

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    So, I’m looking for tires that strikes a balance between performance and comfort. I don’t know much about tires as I’m a first-time car owner of a beautiful 2018 2.0 hatch in soul red crystal. I live in the Philippines, so there’s no snow but the rain can get pretty wild sometimes. Cheers!
  10. Need winter tire suggestions

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Our 2015 Mazda 3 touring is our second car, but the only car my wife can drive. The car worked great as an all around driver in California. In NW Wyoming it's going to need some help. The 18 inch rims of the M3 sport makes it hard to find snow tires for it. What suggestions for snow tires...
  11. suggestions for mods

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    im gonna change my setup a bit. im getting codes for running lean and i check identafix for the causes and it says their either leaks or the maf is busted, bla bla bla. i checked all the symptoms that could cause the codes and there is none so the only thing is my maf isnt reading all the air...
  12. Rim suggestions

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    I am in the market of buying new rims for my car. I know the specs for my tire size but what if the offest is different is there a spacer you can use to make them wwork? i just need some guidance.
  13. 2010 dashboard issue. Any suggestions on fixing this? Please help!

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Appearance & Interior
    Hello guys. So I have done some research and notice that quite a few mazdas have had this issue. I went to my local dealership to see if I was still under warranty and unfortunately I am not covered. So if anyone can please help. Is there a way I Can fix this issue?
  14. saved 500$ for Mazda 3 2009 mods, suggestions please

    2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    hi guys, i have saved some money to do some mods on my Mazda 3 2009 sedan, i have around 500 $ US dollar, i am looking for the following things : - custom Headlights (at least looks different from a stock headlight ) - fog light assembly. - any after market rim . - painting the front grill...
  15. Suggestions for Hyperflashing?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi Guys! Which is the best item to fix Hyperflashing on LED Rear Turn Signals? I installed VLEDS Rear Turn Signals LED's and noticed they flash too fast...I saw a couple of threads on how to fix it but none of these thread didn't post a specific product recommendation. Therefore I'm asking...
  16. seat lumbar support suggestions

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    One thing negative about our seats is imo a lack of lumbar support (lower back). I don't like being slouched. I been searching for lumbar pillows for our bucket seat. Anyone have one that works well and fits the seat well and also stays in place. Whatever the case, any suggestions. Thanks
  17. Upgrading Stereo List of Parts! Suggestions? Need Speaker Wiring colors too!

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    2014 Mazda 3 GT With Bose. Does anyone have the color codes for the speaker wiring at the Bose Amp? For the 9" woofer/subs in the door, I am replacing with some retrosound shallow mount subs and kicker in the back doors and also in the dash. I also purchased two pioneer amps one for the rear...
  18. Need Shop Suggestions

    Northeast
    Hello everyone. Recently got a 2012 Mazda3 iTouring Skyactiv, but do not know of any shops in my area that will work on the car with reasonable pricing (based on research). I live in the Montgomery County area of Pennsylvania if anyone can point me in the right direction to a mechanic who knows...
  19. Warranty service suggestions

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Greetings. I'm taking my 2014 iGT hatchback in for its first and only trip to the dealer service department. It has 35,000 miles on it so the warranty is about to expire. What should I ask them to do (beyond the recall I'm sending it in for)? I've had no real problems, do all the oil changes and...
  20. CorkSport Intake & Airbox Suggestions?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    So I am debating whether or not to order the CorkSport SRI with the new airbox from Corksport. I have heard alot of good things and a few flaws about the CorkSport Intake. Has anyone encountered any problems with their CorkSport Intake? - protruding screw near the MAF sensor? - anyone notice...
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